Private Equity

News and Insights on Private Equity as an Alternative Investment
Oxford University Endowment Fund

At around 1,000 years old, the University of Oxford is one of the best established education bodies in the world. But its investment plans are anything but traditional. The university’s £1.7 billion Oxford Endowment Fund was set up to help finance scholarships, building projects and staff salaries. It has to

private equity growth

To say that popularity of private equity as a form of alternative investment has grown steadily in recent years would, in reality, do a disservice to just how much activity this market has seen of late. According to PwC, the global private equity market stood at $3.6 trillion in 2013